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No sign of expansion at plant where UAW dealt loss

Posted: 02/28/2014 - Friday marks the end of the two-week period within which U.S. Sen. Bob Corker promised Volkswagen would announce another line at its factory in Tennessee if workers rejected representation by the United Auto Workers union.

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Obama seeks more federal spending to train doctors

Posted: 02/27/2014 - President Barack Obama will ask Congress to approve spending more than $5 billion on medical training to turn out some 13,000 primary care providers over the next 10 years.

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Biden to Democrats: Don't apologize

Posted: 02/27/2014 - Vice President Joe Biden says his central message to Democrats is not to apologize for the party's policies heading into the 2014 midterm election.

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Feds file suit against for-profit college chain

Posted: 02/27/2014 - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has filed suit against a large, for-profit college chain alleging that it pushed students into high-cost private student loans knowing they would likely end in default.

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Haslam says citizenship required for tuition plan

Updated: 02/26/2014 - Republican Gov. Bill Haslam says legislative efforts to make children of people living in the country illegally eligible for in-state tuition "have some merit," but that he has no plans to change his own free tuition proposal to include those same students.

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Cities key to US economic growth

Posted: 12/13/2013 - President Barack Obama says the nation's cities are central to the economic progress of the United States and says he wants to work with mayors.

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FDA targets antibiotics in meat

Posted: 12/11/2013 - Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration moved Wednesday toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat

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Wary Congress eyes fresh sanctions against Iran

Posted: 11/11/2013 - Kerry tried to reassure skeptical members of Congress after negotiations in Geneva between Iran and Western powers stalled, with France turning down a list of demands on Iran.

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Christie: GOP should 'show up' for minority votes

Posted: 11/11/2013 - Christie, fresh off a 22-percentage point win for re-election, said the GOP must go into Hispanic and black communities, talk with seniors and campaign in traditionally Democratic-leaning areas.

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Kerry says major powers agree on Iran nuclear deal

Posted: 11/11/2013 - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that the major powers were unified on an Iran nuclear deal during weekend talks in Geneva but the Iranians were unable to accept it.

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